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Eclipse visible in Naypyidaw – May 26, 2002 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the May 26, 2002 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Naypyidaw on Sunday, May 26, 2002

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in NaypyidawDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 4:48 PM104°East-southeast23.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 6:34 PM111°East-southeast0.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 26 at 6:34 PM112°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in NaypyidawMay 26 at 6:37 PM112°East-southeast0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Naypyidaw would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 26 at 8:21 PM123°East-southeast20.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Naypyidaw.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Naypyidaw (MMT - Myanmar Time).

Other eclipses visible in Naypyidaw

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
Mar 9, 1997SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 22, 1998SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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